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Student Intern (ID: 106053) for Spring 2018

Agency/Facility

Dept of Corrections and Community Supervision

1220 Washington Avenue Bldg. 9
Albany , NY 12206

Division/Unit: Bureau of Mental Health

 

Web Site: http://www.doccs.ny.gov/(New Window)

 

Proposal Information

Description:

As an intern they would perform several duties on behalf of the DOCCS Bureau of Mental Health. Those duties are listed below.

¿ Evaluate agency practices regarding suicide prevention and make recommendations to improve/change current practices and procedures. Also, to analyze past suicides/suicide attempts to identify trends that can help assist future suicide prevention efforts.
¿ Evaluate and analyze current mental health program manuals and make recommendations to modify and improve current practices when appropriate.
¿ Analyze program research statistics and evaluate their results and effectiveness.
¿ Serve as a member of a designated workgroup when needed.

 

Skills:

Prepare written material clearly/accurat

Microsoft excel and word

Understand & interpret written material

Gather factual information

 

Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Senior

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Psychology/Psychiatry, Social Work